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 2021-02-25 13:26 

US News & World Report

Rutland Firefighters Won't Be Required to Get Virus Vaccine...

Firefighters in the Vermont town of Rutland won't be required to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19....

 2021-02-25 13:26 

Washington Times

Rutland firefighters won't be required to get virus vaccine...

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Firefighters in the Vermont town of Rutland won't be required to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19, town officials decided. The town board of health voted earlier this month to not require members of the town fir...

 2021-02-25 13:25 

Federal News Network

Rights group: Libya fails to hold war criminals accountable...

A leading rights group accuses Libyan authorities of failing to bring to justice those responsible for committing war crimes......

 2021-02-25 13:25 

VOA

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine as Effective in General Use as in Trials, Israeli Researchers Say...

A new study finds the new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is as effective in real-world use as it was during its late-stage clinical trials. In a large-scale study of 1.2 million people, researchers at Israel's Clalit Research Institute found the two...

 2021-02-25 13:25 

US News & World Report

Agency to Vote on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River...

A regulatory agency that's responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposal to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed....

 2021-02-25 13:25 

Washington Times

Agency to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River...

A regulatory agency that's responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposal to ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed. The Delaware River Basin Commission impose...

 2021-02-25 13:25 

Federal News Network

Agency to vote on fracking ban near Delaware River...

A regulatory agency that's responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states is scheduled to vote Thursday on a proposal to permanently ban natural gas drilling and......

 2021-02-25 13:25 

US News & World Report

Firefighters Rescue 3 People Injured in House Fire...

Firefighters came to the aid of a woman and two children who were injured in a house fire in Webster....

 2021-02-25 13:25 

Washington Times

Firefighters rescue 3 people injured in house fire...

WEBSTER, N.H. (AP) - Firefighters came to the aid of a woman and two children who were injured in a house fire in Webster. Firefighters used ladders to rescue the three people on Wednesday as heavy smoke came from the house. The woman, 37, and a 9-year-ol...

 2021-02-25 13:24 

RealClearPolitics

GOP Rallies Solidly Against Democrats' Virus Relief Package...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans rallied solidly against Democrats' proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill as lawmakers awaited a decision by the Senate's parliamentarian that could bolster or potentially kill a pivotal provision hiking the fede...

 2021-02-25 13:21 

Federal News Network

Barcelona faces Sevilla in league-cup doubleheader...

Barcelona and Sevilla will meet twice in five days with each team's hopes in both the Spanish League and the Copa del Rey on the line......

 2021-02-25 13:21 

Barron's

Merck Pays Double to Buy Pandion Therapeutics...

The deal values Pandion, which is developing drugs to target autoimmune diseases, at about $1.85 billion....

 2021-02-25 13:20 

VOA

China Posts Impressive Economic Recovery, but Can Growth Continue?...

China's economic recovery is notable, some analysts say, after suffering serious pandemic-driven setbacks for the majority of last year. By most accounts, China's economic numbers at the start of its lunar new year in early February was more signi...

 2021-02-25 13:20 

The Daily Caller

MLS Player Jonathan Suarez-Cortes Arrested On Sexual Battery Charge...

This isn't good...

 2021-02-25 13:19 

The Daily Caller

Editor Daily Rundown: House To Vote On 'Equality Act'...

Will it pass?...

 2021-02-25 13:17 

WTTG

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$731.1M Powerball jackpot still unclaimed; Maryland store owner who sold ticket gets bonus check...

Maryland Lottery officials presented a $100,000 bonus check to an Allegany County business owner who sold the winning ticket to the still unclaimed $731.1 million Powerball jackpot in January....

 2021-02-25 13:16 

Washington Times

Greek PM vows legal overhaul in wake of #MeToo allegations...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's prime minister on Thursday promised sweeping changes to the country's laws and labor regulations to combat sexual abuse and misconduct in the wake of an assault allegation made by Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekat...

 2021-02-25 13:16 

WTOP

Greek PM vows legal overhaul in wake of #MeToo allegations...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister on Thursday promised sweeping changes to the country's laws and labor regulations to......

 2021-02-25 13:14 

WTOP

Diamond tycoon Modi loses bid to avoid extradition to India...

LONDON (AP) — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi lost his bid Thursday to avoid extradition from Britain to India to face......

 2021-02-25 13:14 

US News & World Report

Yakima Police Respond to 2 Drive-By Shootings...

Yakima police responded to two drive-by shootings, arresting four suspects in one of the cases....

 2021-02-25 13:14 

Washington Times

Yakima police respond to 2 drive-by shootings...

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Yakima police dealt with two drive-by shootings Wednesday, arresting four suspects in one of the cases. The first was shortly after noon, when a 17-year-old boy walking near the Garfield Elementary School was shot by someone in a vehi...

 2021-02-25 13:13 

VOA

Armenian Prime Minister Warns of Coup After Resignation Demand...

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan warned Thursday of an attempted coup after top military officials called for him and his government to resign. The demands from the General Staff followed Pashinyan's move earlier this week to oust its deputy ch...

 2021-02-25 13:13 

US News & World Report

Statehouse Vote Set on John Glenn Statue to Mark Milestones...

A vote has been scheduled for Thursday on bringing a statue of the late astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn to the Ohio Statehouse to mark major future milestones, such as his birthday and the anniversary of his famous space flight....

 2021-02-25 13:13 

Washington Times

Statehouse vote set on John Glenn statue to mark milestones...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A vote has been scheduled for Thursday on bringing a statue of the late astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn to the Ohio Statehouse to mark major future milestones, such as his birthday and the anniversary of his famous space flight. G...

 2021-02-25 13:13 

Barron's

The GameStop Music Is Playing Again. Don't Be Left Standing When It Stops....

Johnson & Johnson's vaccine on track for FDA approval by the weekend, Chinese EV makers begin to report earnings, Federal Reserve's financial-services systems are disrupted for hours, and other news to start your day....

 2021-02-25 13:11 

The Hill

Venomous spiders discovered at University of Michigan library's storage area...

The library at the University of Michigan was briefly closed last month after staff discovered venomous spiders in a storage facility....

 2021-02-25 13:11 

US News & World Report

Bosnian Court Sentences Former IS Fighter to 6 Years in Jail...

A Bosnian court has sentenced a Bosnian Muslim man to 6 years in prison on charges that he fought for the Islamic State group in Syria....

 2021-02-25 13:11 

WTOP

Bosnian court sentences former IS fighter to 6 years in jail...

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Bosnian court sentenced on Thursday a Bosnian Muslim man to six years in prison on......

 2021-02-25 13:11 

Federal News Network

Bosnian court sentences former IS fighter to 6 years in jail...

A Bosnian court has sentenced a Bosnian Muslim man to 6 years in prison on charges that he fought for the Islamic State group in Syria......

 2021-02-25 13:10 

US News & World Report

Police Recommend Charges in Frat Alcohol Poisoning Death...

Pullman police are recommending misdemeanor charges for seven fraternity members involved in heavy drinking that led to a Washington State University student's death by alcohol poisoning....

 2021-02-25 13:10 

US News & World Report

Man ID'd as Suspect Through DNA Analysis Indicted in Attack...

Prosecutors say a man has been indicted on charges related to a 2016 attack and kidnapping in downtown Portland, Oregon....

 2021-02-25 13:08 

The Hill

California passes grim milestone of 50,000 coronavirus deaths...

California on Wednesday became the first state to surpass the grim milestone of 50,000 coronavirus deaths, according to...

 2021-02-25 13:08 

Federal News Network

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters...

Social media giant Facebook has announced it is banning all accounts linked to Myanmar's military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the army's seizure of power on Feb....

 2021-02-25 13:04 

US News & World Report

U.S. Secretary of State, Mexico's Foreign Minister to Talk Friday...

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard will hold a virtual meeting on Friday......

 2021-02-25 13:01 

Reason.com

First Amendment Right to Videorecord TSA Patdown of Your Family Member...

From Dyer v. Smith, decided Tuesday by Judge John A. Gibney, Jr. (E.D. Va.): On June 8, 2019, Dustin Dyer, his husband, and their children traveled through the airport in Richmond, Virginia. When the family entered the TSA checkpoint, TSA agents quickly c...

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

'Queen's Gambit' actor Moses Ingram's unrelenting journey from West Baltimore to Hollywood...

The Yale-trained actor, 27, who plays the role of Jolene in the Netflix series, pursued her dream with the support of family and a committed student adviser....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

Lady Gaga Oreos are an extra-sweet mystery wrapped in an enigmatic pink wafer...

Many have taste-tested Lady Gaga's limited-edition Oreos. We try to decode their very meaning instead....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

The best things to do — virtually and in person — while social distancing in the D.C. area...

Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

The Hill

Despite tough talk, Biden would make Beijing more powerful than ever...

The Biden administration must do better, or else the world will soon be consumed by Beijing's influence and dominated by its values....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

At conservative gathering, ideas fall to an airing of Trump grievances...

Like the Republican Party and most of its voters, conservative activists meeting in Florida are all-in on false Trump claims....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

Pfizer, Moderna or maybe J&J? Right now, the best vaccine for you is the one you can get....

If many Americans opted to wait for a preferred vaccine it would not only leave more people at risk of developing a serious case of covid, but would also likely slow down the country's vaccination program....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

NPR

Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads...

Hear Sarah McQuaid, Karen Matheson, Jean Redpath and Planxty on this week's episode....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Roll Call

Seeking environmental justice: the impact of climate change on communities of color...

The recent extreme climate event in Texas slammed many cities and towns throughout the state, but — as is the case in many natural disasters — communities of color were most affected. This has been a trend in the country, with many of these co...

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Barron's

Uneven Covid Recovery Is Widening Racial Wealth Gap. Why Black Americans Investing in the Market Is at a Low Point....

Black Americans have the lowest participation rate in the stock market in more than 20 years, according to a study by Ariel Investments and Schwab....

 2021-02-25 13:00 

smithsonianmag.com

Could Flushing Cold Water Over the Great Barrier Reef Save Corals?...

Lack of action on climate change is forcing scientists to devise ever more elaborate ways to stave off damage...

 2021-02-25 13:00 

smithsonianmag.com

Looking Back at the Legacy of 'The Great White Hope' and Boxer Jack Johnson...

The two stars of the play and movie reminisce about their experience adapting the life story of boxer Jack Johnson...

 2021-02-25 13:00 

Washington Post

The story of the Black church, from the spiritual to the political to the personal...

Henry Louis Gates Jr. offers a sweeping narrative that goes beyond gospel music....

 2021-02-25 12:57 

Roll Call

Photo of the day: Gimme 5...

Activists with Our Revolution pick up their "5" after it was blown over by the wind. They held a small rally outside of the Capitol complex on Thursday to urge Congress to pass the $15 federal minimum wage hike proposed as part of the COVID-19 rel...

 2021-02-25 12:57 

US News & World Report

China Celebrates Official End of Extreme Poverty, Lauds Xi...

The ruling Communist Party is celebrating the official end of extreme poverty in China with a propaganda campaign that praises President Xi Jinping's role, part of efforts to cement his image as a history-making leader who is reclaiming his country...

 2021-02-25 12:57 

Federal News Network

China celebrates official end of extreme poverty, lauds Xi...

The ruling Communist Party is celebrating the official end of extreme poverty in China with a propaganda campaign that praises President Xi Jinping's role, part of efforts to cement his image as a......

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